Category Archives: design

Smart Cities, Big Data and the Built Environment: What’s Required?

University of Reading: School of Construction Management & Engineering and School of Real Estate & Planning collaborate on RICS Smart Cities Report. Written by: Professor Tim Dixon, Dr Jorn van de Wetering, Professor Martin Sexton, Dr Shu-Ling Lu, Dr Dan … Continue reading

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TSBE Students shortlisted at SET

TSBE EngD students shortlisted at SET Competition Westminster Posted on 3 February 2017 by Emma Hawkins EngD students Joshua Eadie and Katie McCausland presented posters on their research at the SET Competition at Westminster, and were pleased to be shortlisted. … Continue reading

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Dr Marek Kubik – Forbes under 30 nominee presents at LV Seminar

  Dr Marek Kubik (AES Corporation) presented on the frequency response application of energy storage at the Kilroot power station, which proven to be more effective than conventional plants in delivering frequency support.

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4th LV Workshop & TVCC Energy Seminar hosted by TSBE Centre

Another successful event! The 4th LV workshop and the Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce energy seminar were held at the university of Reading on the 1st and 2nd of March. This two-in-one event aimed to share recent developments in demand … Continue reading

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Architectures First Public Lecture

The School of Architecture are pleased to announce that their first public lecture of the Autumn term will be presented by John Worthington MBE. John Worthington, academic and practitioner, is currently a Commissioner of the Independent Transport Commission, leading the … Continue reading

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32nd Annual ARCOM Conference

32nd Annual ARCOM Conference Between Monday 5th and Wednesday 7th September 2016, the Association of Researchers in Construction Management (ARCOM) 32nd Annual Conference was held in Manchester, UK. The conference covered a wide range of themes from ‘Mega Projects’ to … Continue reading

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CIBSE Accreditation reflects new research strengths

CIBSE accreditation reflects new research strengths The School of the Built Environment is pleased to announce that the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) has accredited the following two programmes: MSc in Design and Management of Sustainable Built Environments … Continue reading

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Lighting for Large Estates conference

Thursday 21st May saw Lux magazine host their Lighting for Large Estates conference (http://lightingforlargeestates.com) and I was fortunate to be invited to sit on a chaired panel debate about the ease of using of lighting controls. The take home messages … Continue reading

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‘Smart and Sustainable’: Using Big Data to Improve Peoples’ Lives in Cities – New University of Reading Position Paper Published

Smart and Sustainable’: Using Big Data to Improve Peoples’ Lives in Cities – New University of Reading Position Paper Published Drawing together expertise from across the University of Reading (including the new  Institute for Environmental Analytics the School of Construction Management … Continue reading

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PAUL WILKINSON: WHAT IS A BIM TOOLKIT, AND WHY DO WE NEED IT?

Paul Wilkinson Technology Consultant for the TSBE Centre writes for CIOB publication Construction Manager: http://bim.construction-manager.co.uk/news/what-exactly-bim-toolkit-and-why-do-we-need-it/

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